Abstain and Handle


Abstain verb - Choose not to consume.

Handle is an antonym for abstain.


Handle verb - To put up with (something painful or difficult).
Usage example: I can't handle much more of this foul weather

Abstain is an antonym for handle in manage topic.

Nearby Words: hand, handled, handling, handler, handhold

Common collocations

punishment abstain punishment handle punishment
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